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Looming stations: valuing transport innovations in historical context

Ahlfeldt, Gabriel M. ORCID: 0000-0001-5664-3230 and Wendland, Nicolai (2009) Looming stations: valuing transport innovations in historical context. Economics Letters, 105 (1). pp. 97-99. ISSN 0165-1765

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Identification Number: 10.1016/j.econlet.2009.06.010


We investigate the impact of transport innovations on the productivity of urban locations in 1890–1936 Berlin, Germany. We find an increase in land value of up to 2.5% per 100 m decline in distance to urban railway station.

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Additional Information: © 2009 Economics Letters
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2009 11:05
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